Rajasthan Board to award class 8, 10, 12 girl toppers with cash prizes, scooty, from 2017-18

Rajasthan Board: The cash prizes range from Rs 40,000 for the class 8 female topper to Rs 75,000 and Rs 1 lakh for the class 10 and 12 toppers respectively.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 13, 2017 4:39 pm
rajasthan board, result, rajeduboard.rajasthan.gov.in, bser, 10th result rbse, 8 board rbse result 2017, rajasthan result, indian express, education news, bser 12th result, rajresults.nic.in, india reuslt rajasthan, india result Rajasthan Board: Female tudents from classes 8, 10 and 12, studying at schools affiliated with the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), will be eligible for the awards.

Rajasthan Board: Now students of Rajasthan have a bigger reason to celebrate as the state government has announced that it will award meritorious female students with cash prizes and the class 12 and “Varishtha Upadhyay” exam toppers among girls will also receive a scooty as a reward.

Female students from classes 8, 10 and 12, studying at schools affiliated with the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE), will be eligible for the awards which the government will promote to improve women’s education in the state. The cash prizes range from Rs 40,000 for the class 8 female topper to Rs 75,000 and Rs 1 lakh for the class 10 and 12 toppers respectively. Read | RBSE class 12 exam results 2017: Results for arts stream declared by Rajasthan Board BSER, know how to download your marks, click here

School Education Minister, Vasudev Devnani said that all meritorious female students will be presented with certificates during award ceremonies which will be held in each district on Basant Panchami. To be eligible for the scheme, students need to be studying under the RBSE. District toppers will require a score of at least 60 per cent to avail the reward. The scheme will come into affect in the coming academic session of 2017-18. Read | RBSE 10th result 2017 released, click here

The Board has recently announced the results for the class 10 and 12 board exams. The pass percentage for the science stream stood at 90.36 per cent while the pass percentage for commerce was held at 90.88 per cent. The overall pass percentage for class 10 was 78.96 per cent. Boys of class 10 outperformed girls by scoring 79.01 per cent while girls scored a little less with 78.89 per cent.

With inputs from PTI

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    Harshita
    Jun 25, 2017 at 11:13 pm
    Is the girls of session 2017....that have passed 10th class this year .. will get this reward???
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    chandan kumar jangid
    Jun 14, 2017 at 11:21 pm
    nice one...great decision..But why only for girls,what about that poor family boys..who is talented..whoose families are under in poor line..what about that orphan children whoose dont have families but still performing better in exams,great decision but what about that children of soldiers..there father leave them to protect our nation..what about them?the level of girl is not so dull i present..help them who need it..Make it for poor line person.
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